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29/05/2015
Specialist freight insurer, TT Club is on a mission to heighten awareness of the dangerous consequences of improperly packed containers and other unit loads.  In his article Peregrine Storrs-Fox, TT Club’s Risk Management Director examines the issues and argues the case for greater attention to training warehousemen and others involved in packing such units.

01/05/2015
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has acted on container weights, amending the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to require verification, and it has progressed on packing by approving the IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code). Both these are significant moves to improve safety and cargo integrity. Now, as larger container tonnage becomes commonplace, it is time to turn our attention to lashing and securing, another part of the process which when it fails, can have significant consequences as seen in a number of recent accidents around the Middle East.

01/05/2015
In this article Laurence Jones, director global risk assessment at international freight and cargo handling insurer, TT Club, offers advice on how carefully considered and implemented planned maintenance of cargo handling equipment saves not just time and resources but also radically improves the safety record and reputation for clean, quality performance at terminals.

22/04/2015
TT Club’s Phillip Emmanuel has put into perspective some of the sensationalism surrounding the recent growth trend in container ships. Speaking during a plenary session of the TOC Asia Conference in Singapore yesterday, he advised ports and terminals to take a measured approach to the risk management of their operations, looking carefully at the ramifications to their own facilities of potential larger ship calls.Singapore, 22 April, 2015

20/04/2015
Reducing refrigerated cargo spoilage at container terminals could help reduce the number of people dying from starvation and also perhaps mitigate adverse climate change.

08/04/2015
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has acted on container weights, amending the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to require verification, and it has progressed on packing by approving the IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code). Both these are significant moves to improve safety and cargo integrity. Now, as larger container tonnage becomes commonplace, it is time to turn attention to lashing and securing.

29/07/2016
Kate Hollis, Senior Claims Executive at TT Club in Sydney, discusses the risks faced by licenced customs brokers and mitigation steps to take:

Through Transport Mutual Insurance Association Limited and TT Club Mutual Insurance Limited, trading as the TT Club. TT Club Mutual Insurance Limited, registered in the UK (Company number: 02657093) is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. In Hong Kong, TT Club Mutual Insurance Limited is authorised and regulated by the Hong Kong Insurance Authority, in Singapore by the Monetary Authority of Singapore and in Australia by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority. In the United States, TT Club Mutual Insurance Limited is approved as a surplus lines insurer in all states and is accessible through properly licensed surplus lines brokers. The registered offices are: 90 Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4ST.

Through Transport Mutual Insurance Association Limited, registered in Bermuda (Company number: 1750) is authorised and regulated in Bermuda by the Bermuda Monetary Authority. 

The UK VAT Identification number for Through Transport Mutual Insurance Association Limited is: GB 564 5244 35 and for TT Club Mutual Insurance Limited is: GB 564 3375 30. The Italian VAT Identification number for TT Club Mutual Ltd is: 03627210101.

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